Now that the daylight fills the sky
- herr jesu christ
- John Mason Neale, 1818-1866; Peter Scagnelli, b. 1949; Charles Coffin, 1676-1749; John Chandler, 1806-1876
- Text Source(s)
- Latin, 6th cent.
- Tune Source(s)
- Cantionale Germanicum, 1628 (melody); harm. Gothaischen Cantional, 1651, alt.
1 Now that the daylight fills the sky, we lift our hearts to God on high, that he, in all we do or say, would keep us free from harm this day:
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5 To God the Father, heavenly Light, to Christ, revealed in earthly night, to God the Holy Ghost we raise our equal and unceasing praise.